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JACIII Vol.10 No.5 pp. 713-720
doi: 10.20965/jaciii.2006.p0713
(2006)

Paper:

Optimizing Web Services Performance Using Cache

Julio Fernández Vilas, Jose J. Pazos Arias, and Ana Fernández Vilas

Telematic Engineering Department, University of Vigo, Campus Universitario s/n, 36310 Vigo, Spain

Received:
October 28, 2005
Accepted:
March 17, 2006
Published:
September 20, 2006
Keywords:
web services, performance, caching, consistency, virtualization
Abstract

Due to the complex infrastructure of web applications (using application servers, web servers, database servers, etc.) response times perceived by clients can be significantly larger than they would like. The same can be applied to web services that have been implemented using the same web technology. On the other side, repeated invocations to the same “read-only” web service with the same request data may often produce the same response from the provider, what can be considered a useless work. In the search for a performance improvement, we propose a cache-based extension to the architecture that can enhance current web services architecture in a way different to other proposed solutions that are based in program-logic-dependent or protocol-dependent optimization techniques.

Cite this article as:
Julio Fernández Vilas, Jose J. Pazos Arias, and Ana Fernández Vilas, “Optimizing Web Services Performance Using Cache,” J. Adv. Comput. Intell. Intell. Inform., Vol.10, No.5, pp. 713-720, 2006.
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